The Korea Institute, Harvard University announces the Summer 2018 and AY18-19 Student Grant and Fellowship Awards

May 4, 2018
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Korea Institute 2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Student Awards for Korea-Related Research, Travel and Work

The Korea Institute at Harvard University promotes the study of Korea and brings together faculty, students, scholars, and visitors to create a leading Korean studies community at Harvard. Through the Korea Institute, Harvard offers resources for graduate and undergraduate students to study Korea. On campus in Cambridge, students take courses on Korea and may choose from a wide array of Korea-related programmatic activities. Graduate and undergraduate students may conduct thesis research and language study in Korea, and undergraduates may participate in study and work abroad opportunities in Korea through a variety of programs such as the Harvard Summer School-Korea Program, Korean language study at Ewha University, academic study at Seoul National University, and internships.
 

These Korea Institute undergraduate and graduate student awards are generously supported by the Jaromir Ledecky International Fellowship Program in Journalism Fund at the Office of Career Services; the Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund, Sunshik Min Endowment for the Advancement of Korean Literature Fund, Modern Korean Economy and Society (Sanhak) Endowment Fund, Kim & Kang Endowment Fund, LG Yonam Endowment Fund, SBS Endowment Fund, Theresa Cho, Alex Kim, Scott MacKenzie, anonymous donors at the Korea Institute, Harvard University; the Korea Herald and Korea Foundation, Seoul, Korea.

Korea Institute Summer Research Travel Fellowships – Graduate

Keung Yoon Bae, EALC, G4, “A Hall of Mirrors: Film Law Enactment and Implementation Under the Japanese Empire”

Wenjiao Cai, EALC-HEAL, G6, “Nature and the State in the Making of the Chosŏn Borderlands”

Da In Choi, RSEA, G1, “Creating a New Space Professionalism: Investigating the Impact of the Korean War on Women’s Domestic Labor, 1949-1959”

Yookyeong Im, Anthropology, G2, “Legal Movements and the Language of Human Rights in Queer Activism in South Korea”

Yusung Kim, EALC, G5, “Cold War Techno-Fantasy” Displays on Future from the 1960s to the 1970s South Korea”

Anna Jungeun Lee, EALC-HEAL, G4, “Buying into Development: Consumption and the Consumerist Turn During the Park Chung Hee Era in South Korea”

Sun Min Melany Park, Architecture, Landscape and Urban Planning GSD, G4, “Technological Modernism: Architecture, Industry and Science in Postwar Korea”

Graeme Reynolds, EALC-HEAL G4, “Compiling Conscioussness: The Production and Circulation of Court Histories in early Chosŏn Korea”

So Yeon Shin, Education HGSE, G3, “The Relationship Between Parental Language Input and Children’s Early Language Development in Mulitcultural Families in South Korea”
 

Korea Institute Grants for Korea Summer Programs – Undergraduate

Dalen Ferreira, ’19, Harvard Summer School in Seoul

Ece Hakim, ’21, Harvard Summer School in Seoul

Jaehyun James Lee, ’21, Harvard Summer School in Seoul

Javier Cifuentes Monzon, ’21, Harvard Summer School in Seoul

Julie Ngauv, 20, Harvard Summer School in Seoul

Nina Pasquini, ’21, Harvard Summer School in Seoul

Alyn Wallace, ’19, Harvard Summer School in Seoul
 

Korea Institute Summer Undergraduate Internships in Seoul, Korea

Irene Kim, ’20, Philosophy, ROK National Assembly

Aaron Shi, ’20, Statistics, Korea Herald

Maria Tirnovanu, ’20, Social Studies, CJ Entertainment & Media
 

Korea Institute Undergraduate Summer Language Study Grants to Ewha University

Sarah Chang, ’20, History of Art & Architecture, Ewha Womans University

Myung In Lee, ’20, Computer Science, Ewha Womans University
 

Korea Institute Scholarship to Attend Seoul National University- International Summer Institute (SNU-ISI)

Sierra Tseng, ’20, Human Development & Regenerative Biology, Seoul National University-International Summer Institute
 

Korea Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Grants

Jessica H Chung, ’19, Social Studies, “Making it Mainstream: On South Korean LGBTQ Movements and Its Counterparts”
 

Korea Institute Summer Language Study Grants for Graduate Students

Joa Alexander, RSEA, G1, IUC Program at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea

Sara Kang, RSEA, G2, IUC Program at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
 

ICF Graduate Fellowship in Korean Literature

Graeme Reynolds, EALC-HEAL, G4, “Compiling Consciousness: The Production and Circulation of Court Histories in Early Chosŏn Korea”
 

Korea Institute Supplementary Dissertation Research Grants AY18-19

Anna Jungeun Lee, EALC-HEAL, G4, “Buying into Development: Consumption and the Consumerist Turn During the Park Chung Hee Era in South Korea”

Wenjiao Cai, EALC-HEAL, G6, “Nature and the State in the Making of the Chosŏn Borderlands”
 

Korea Institute Conference Attendance Grants- Graduate

Wenjiao Cai, EALC-HEAL, G6, Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference,
Washington D.C.

Anna Jungeun Lee, EALC-HEAL, G4, Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference, Washington D.C.